Industry Development

In its pursuit to build Digital Egypt, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) endeavors to develop the information technology industry and boost Egypt’s global ICT competitiveness. This is achieved through the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), established in 2004 with the aim to spearhead the development of Egypt`s ICT industry to increase its global competitiveness, thus contributing to the country’s economic growth and creating more job opportunities.

ITIDA seeks to boost Egypt’s global ICT competitiveness through:

1) developing the outsourcing services industry,
2) increasing ICT service exports, and
3) attracting foreign investment.

Invest in Egypt

One of the main objectives of the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) is to stimulate investment in the Egyptian ICT sector. To fulfill this objective, ITIDA is working to create an enabling environment for investment. It also provides incentive packages and necessary support to help entrepreneurs provide high quality ICT services and products to customers around the world.

Time for Egypt

Time for Egypt

Time for Egypt is a promotional campaign launched by the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (

How to Do Business in Egypt

How to Do Business in Egypt

From first thoughts through to setting up and developing business, from help with incorporation to advice on incentives, work permits, customs clearance, and technical approvals – ITIDA provides al

Egypt Makes Electronics

Egypt Makes Electronics

One of the ICT sector’s milestones in Egypt is Egypt Makes Electronics (EME) initiative. It is a presidential initiative launched to position the electronics industry as one of the key props for gr

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